Monthly Archives: October 2015

2016 Ford Kuga Facelift

2016 Ford Kuga Release Date

Ford’s SUV family is due to be expanded in the next few years, according to official sources. Not only will the American automaker launch new models, the existing ones are expected to be offered in various new versions as well. As for the company’s current SUV lineup on the European market, it includes the EcoSport, Kuga and Edge models. The fact that the EcoSport is the entry-level SUV, while the the Edge has only recently been premiered, makes the Kuga most likely to receive the high-spec Vignale treatment. Not only that, rumor has it that the 2016 Ford Kuga will also be offered in the sporty ST variant.

2017 Chevy Blazer K5 Revival

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Rumor has it that GM is currently considering a possible revival of the Blazer K5 nameplate. Encouraged by the recent rise in the US economy and increasing demand for larger vehicles, the American automotive giant is looking to expand its SUV lineup in the following years. Originally introduced as a short wheelbase truck back in 1969, the Blazer K5 was eventually replaced by the Chevrolet Tahoe in 1995. This two-door model actually came as the smallest SUV in the Chevrolet family. Now, the launch of the 2017 Chevy Blazer K5 is yet to be officially confirmed.

2017 Ford Edge Release Date

2017 Ford Edge Release Date

Ford’s mid-size crossover has recently entered its second iteration. The 2015 arrived as a completely redesigned model with a sleek new exterior design and significantly improved performance. As for the 2017 Ford Edge, expect no substantial changes since the model will be in its third year of production when it arrives in 2016. However, rumor has it that the 2017 Edge might be offered as the first 2017 Ford Edge Hybrid powered model. Besides that, other notable changes could come with certain reshuffling in its trim levels.

2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer Comeback

2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer USA

The familiar Trailblazer nameplate is currently used by the Chevrolet SUV model sold in Southeast Asia, South Africa, Brazil, Saudi Arabia and Australia where it is known as the Holden Colorado. The original Trailblazer was first released for the 2002 model year, while its production ended in 2009 when it was replaced by the Chevrolet Traverse on the US market. However, some unnamed sources have recently announced the Trailblazer’s comeback to North America. It appears that the 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer will come as an all-new model finally available to the US buyers.

2016 Chevrolet Captiva Facelift

2016 Chevrolet Captiva facelift

The Chevrolet Captiva was first revealed back in 2006. Thus far, it has undergone a major facelift in 2011 and a number of tweaks and updates. Apart from receiving a refreshed exterior styling, the upcoming 2016 Chevrolet Captiva is due to arrive with new engine options as well.

Audi Q5 2017 Release Date

As evidenced by the recent spy images, the redesigned Audi Q5 2017 is currently being developed to replace the outgoing version. It’s no secret that the crossover SUV segment is becoming increasingly competitive all around the world. That said, the 2017 Q5 will certainly face a daunting task of rivaling the likes of the BMW X3, Volvo XC60 and Mercedes-Benz GLC.

2017 Land Rover Discovery SVX

2017 Land Rover Discovery SVX

The latest generation of the Land Rover Discovery is currently in the last stages of development. The new model is due to hit the market in the first half of 2016. Following the standard version, the special off-road variant of the LR5 is set to be unveiled as the 2017 Land Rover Discovery SVX. Of course, the SVO’s special model will be based on the new generation of the Discovery model. It is very likely that we could see the SVX’s premiere at least a year after the new 2016 Land Rover Discovery 5 makes its debut.

2016 Nissan Juke-R 2.0 News, Specs, Price

2016 Nissan Juke R 2.0

The 2016 Nissan Juke-R 2.0 made its debut at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed. The predecessor of this spectacular model had more than 490 horsepower at its disposal. It needed only 3.7 seconds to go from 0 to 100 km/h, with the top speed of 255 km/h. However, the new 2016 Nissan Juke-R 2.0 exceeded these impressive figures.

2016 Toyota Rush Facelift and Changes

2016 Toyota Rush Redesign

The 2016 Toyota Rush will go on sale accross Asia after receiving a facelift. This SUV model is actually a longer wheelbase version of the Daihatsu Terios. Unlike the Daihatsu Terios SUV, the 2016 Toyota Rush will be offered with a seven-seat layout.

2016 Ford Expedition Changes

2016 Ford Expedition

After the 2015 model received an update, the 2016 Ford Expedition is expected to bring several subtle changes. Many believe that this full-size SUV deserves a more substantial overhaul than the it received in 2014. Despite these recent changes, the Expedition is still regarded as an outdated model in most respects.